The Best of the Best for Baby!

The Best of the Best for Baby! 1Parents, mark your calendars to attend the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) on March 24, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. As parents, we want the absolute best for our children and the JPMA trade show provides you a direct connection to retailers who offer everything from high-tech apps and interactive toys to safety gear. These products are intended to make your life as a parent just a little easier.

“JPMA has been hosting the Innovation Awards for more than 26 years and it is one of the most exciting programs we offer the industry,” said JPMA Executive Director Kelly Mariotti. “Companies continue to introduce breakthrough products into the marketplace and we look forward to watching these companies prosper.”

“The 2018 Innovation Awards winners prove that regardless of generation or life stage, parents want gear that is high quality, safe, and easy to use. Some of the award nominees also demonstrate that parents are buying into the Internet of Things – far beyond smart speakers and health and fitness trackers,” said Kimberly Rutt, regional sales director of BabyCenter. “Whether a connected device or not, one thing is for sure – to win with parents, brands must first and foremost anticipate their needs, find ways to make their lives easier, and help them feel like they are doing what’s best for baby.”

The 2018 Innovation Awards finalists by category are:

Company Name Name of Product CATEGORY
CYBEX Sirona M with SensorSafe 2.0 Child Restraints
Evenflo Company, Inc. Evenflo® EveryStage™ DLX All-in-One Car Seat Child Restraints
Childhome BVBA Evolu One.80° Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Doddle & Co the chew™ Feeding/Bathing/Changing
ezpz The Sip Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Ginsey Home Solutions Playtex Potty Genie 3-in-1 Potty Trainer with Liner System Feeding/Bathing/Changing
JOLiMOLi Sagepole High Chair Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Malarkey Kids (formerly Munch Mitt) Chew Cube Easy-Grip Teether Rattle Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Malarkey Kids (formerly Munch Mitt) Buddy Bib Animal Collection Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Oralign Baby LLC MyPaci Classic Plus pacifier Feeding/Bathing/Changing
OXO International Ltd. OXO Tot Space-Saving Drying Rack Feeding/Bathing/Changing
OXO International Ltd. OXO Tot Stick & Stay Suction Bowl Feeding/Bathing/Changing
OXO International Ltd. OXO Tot Silicone Self-Feeder Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Petunia Pickle Bottom Inter-Mix Backpack + Inter-Mix System Deluxe Kit Feeding/Bathing/Changing
PRIMO 2-In-1 Voyager Smart Infant Swing and High Chair Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Prince Lionheart, Inc Tubimals™ Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Skip Hop Nursery Style Light Up Diaper Caddy Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Summer Infant My Bath Seat Feeding/Bathing/Changing
WOW GEAR WOW CUP MINI 360 Bottle Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Babycomfit LLC Under all baby pants Feeding/Bathing/Changing
Ennovate Products LLC The Evolutionary Humble Bee “Nurse-Sling” Infant/Parent Care
Cache Coeur Curve washable nursing pad Infant/Parent Care
Glow Organics Glow Organics Bath Bomb Set Infant/Parent Care
HALO Innovations HALO Bassinest twin sleeper Infant/Parent Care
Itzy Ritzy Milk Boss Infant Feeding Support Pillow Infant/Parent Care
Whisbear Infant/Parent Care
Whisbear Whisbear The Humming Bear Infant/Parent Care
The Boppy Company Boppy™ Teething Scarf Infant/Parent Care
Sleep n Feed Sleep ‘N Feed Infant/Parent Care
Happiest Baby Sleepea by Happiest Baby Infant/Parent Care
Colgate Mattress Atlanta Corp. The zenBaby™ Hybrid 2-in-1 with KulKote Nursery
DockATot Aristot Nursery
4moms 4moms breeze plus On The Go
Baby K'tan, LLC Baby K'tan Weekender Diaper Bag On The Go
Baby Trend Baby Trend® Mobile App with Connected Gear™ as featured on Secure Snap Fit® 35 Infant Car Seat On The Go
Buggygear Buggygear 3-Speed USB Rechargeable Turbo Fan On The Go
Colorland Mother & Baby Care Limited Colorland Transformer Baby Hip Seat & Carrier On The Go
Diono Carus Complete On The Go
Ergobaby Ergobaby Omni 360 Carrier On The Go
Korede Milola Clutch On The Go
Luv Bug Company UPF 50+ Car Seat Cover On The Go
Medela LLC Quick Clean™ Breast Pump & Accessory Sanitizer On The Go
The Boppy Company Boppy™ ComfyFit™ Baby Carrier On The Go
Think King SitAlong Toddler Luggage Seat On The Go
Travel Tray Travel Tray On The Go
Combi USA, Inc Join. Baby Carrier On The Go
BooginHead PaciPal Teether Blanket Play/Entertainment
Evenflo Company, Inc. ExerSaucer® Gleeful Sea 2-in-1 Activity Center + Art Table Play/Entertainment
Fisher-Price Fisher-Price® 4-in-1 Ocean Activity Center Play/Entertainment
Green Toys Green Toys Dough Set Play/Entertainment
NISSI & JIREH, Inc 4 in 1 Universal Pacifier Holder Plush Toys Play/Entertainment
Skip Hop Explore & More Follow-Bee Crawl Toy Play/Entertainment
Skip Hop Skip Hop Explore & More Jumpscape Foldaway Jumper Play/Entertainment
iBaby Labs iBaby Care M7 Safety
KidCo, Inc Retractable Safeway Gate Safety
Nanit Nanit Smart Baby Monitor Safety
Project Nursery Project Nursery Smart Baby Monitor System Safety
Summer Infant Baby Pixel™ 5.0 Inch Touchscreen Color Video Monitor Safety
Diono Traverze Strollers
Evenflo Company, Inc. Evenflo® Pivot Xpand™ Modular Travel System with SafeMax™ Infant Car Seat Strollers
Kolcraft Enterprises Contours Curve Strollers
OXO International, Ltd. Air Stroller Strollers
Veer Gear, LLC Veer Cruiser Strollers

JPMA graciously acknowledges the selection committee of media representatives, safety experts, and retail buyers who volunteered their time and effort to serve on the judging panel:

  • Jessica Hartshorne, Parents Magazine
  • Amy Morrison, Pregnant Chicken
  • Jill Koziol, Mother.ly
  • Torine Creppy, Safe Kids Worldwide
  • Sondos Elnakib, Toys R Us
  • Joyce Slaton, Baby Center
  • Mia Weber, Family Media
  • David Goldberg, Baby Blossom
  • Mat York, Dad Mat
  • Brian Grochal, UL

From high-tech apps and interactive toys to important safety gear, the most innovative products of 2018 will offer parents ground-breaking new ways to safeguard and care for baby, while making their lives easier.

These products and more are among those announced today by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) as finalists for the 2018 Innovation Awards Competition, sponsored by BabyCenter.

The winners will be announced on Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C. during the JPMA Baby Show. JPMA will be awarding eight category awards and an overall highest score across all categories — the Best in Show award. Parents nationwide will also vote on their must-have product for the JPMA Parent's Pick Award. Parent's Pick voting is now live and can be voted on here

Cast your vote and get your tickets today.

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  1. Sarah wrote:

    This is the greatest event in DC. I regret missing out this time.

    Posted 4.1.18

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